Carla Lomax

Carla Lomax - Editor

Edina, MN, USA

I specialize in law, life sciences, nursing, social sciences, medicine, and miscellaneous technical products. I'm also a yoga instructor.

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Overview

More than 15 years’ copyediting experience.

I’ve had a lifelong interest in other cultures and languages, which led me to study French, Spanish, and a bit of Arabic. I immersed myself in Spanish culture and attended two language schools in Spain. In addition, I explored several other European countries. My diverse professional and educational background enables me to communicate effectively across cultures.

My work experience includes jobs in a variety of industries including medicine, science, the arts, manufacturing, education, marketing, economics, law, insurance, IT, and health and wellness.

Copyediting projects include newsletters, technical reports, online course materials including test bank questions and teaching guides, nursing textbooks, and fiction and nonfiction manuscripts.

I have experience with the Chicago Manual of Style, the Associated Press Stylebook, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, and The Bluebook (law).

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences
Education & Reference
Health & Wellbeing
Law
Life Sciences
Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry

Work experience

Instructor

Berlitz Corporation
April, 2010 – Present (over 11 years)

I teach English grammar, pronunciation, and idioms to children and adults whose primary language is not English by adapting the Berlitz method to each student’s abilities, which range from very beginning English language learners to more advanced students working in corporate America.

I also teach specialized topics to advanced students that focus on pronunciation, business English, how to conduct meetings and giving presentations, writing business reports and emails, and social customs related to business situations.

Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader

Self-employed
March, 2006 – Present (over 15 years)

- Freelance copyeditor for independent publishers, book packagers, small businesses, and professional organizations.
- End products include physical and social science textbooks, medical and nursing textbooks and exams, PowerPoint slides, newsletters, and PDFs.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Life by Design

Charles Detwiler, Kimberly Mitchell, Norman Reichenbach

AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Voigt MD FAAP, Robert G., Macias MD FAAP, Michelle M., Myers MD FAAP, Scott M., Tapia MD MPH FAAP, Carl D

Fundamentals of Nursing

Potter RN MSN PhD FAAN, Patricia A., Perry RN EdD FAAN, Anne Griffin, Stockert RN BSN MS PhD, Patricia, Hall RN BSN MS PhD CNE, Amy

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